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Army lieutenant colonel says Lewiston shooter had 'low threat' profile upon leaving hospital

Jun. 17, 2024 17:41 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A lieutenant colonel with the Army Reserves told an investigatory panel on Monday that a reservist who committed the deadliest mass shooting in Maine history had a low threat profile when he left a psychiatric hospital prior to the killings. Lt. Col. Ryan...

Trump-backed candidate Austin Theriault wins primary in Maine district rocked by mass shooting

Jun. 11, 2024 21:41 PM EDT

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Republican state lawmaker Austin Theriault, endorsed by former President Donald Trump, has won the chance to try to unseat one of the most conservative Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives in a Maine district rocked by a mass shooting last year. ...